Dive into future maritime developments during the Europort Masterclasses ‘Special Ships, Smart Solutions’


Maritieme toeleveranciers, Scheepsbouw

If your aim is to stay ahead in the international maritime industry then Europort, from 5-8 November, is the place to be! With 27,000 professional visitors and 1,100 exhibiting companies, Europort belongs to the world’s leading maritime meeting places. But Europort also offers an interesting conference program with, amongst other conferences, the Europort Masterclasses on ‘Special Ships, Smart Solutions’.

Europort Masterclasses

Are you looking for an efficient way to boost your knowledge, get inspiration, expand your network and gain valuable insights? Then be sure to combine your visit to Europort with one or more of the four Europort Masterclasses. Each Europort Masterclass consists of a plenary program with four leading speakers, followed by a networking opportunity.

  • Masterclass ‘Naval innovations as source of inspiration’
    Tuesday November 5, 14:30 – 18:00h, incl. network drink
    Experts will share their vision on innovation in the naval sector. How do companies innovate for the naval sector? What are the latest developments? And how can naval innovations inspire the commercial shipbuilding and shipping industry?
  • Masterclass ‘Maritime solutions of offshore renewable energy’
    Wednesday November 6, 10:00 – 13:30h, incl. network lunch
    Frontrunners in the field of offshore renewables present their newest solutions and share their vision on the future of offshore energy. What are the business opportunities for companies operating in the traditional oil and gas market today? And what technical innovations will reduce costs and increase efficiency?
  • Masterclass ‘Optimizing efficiency of short sea operations’
    Thursday November 7, 10:00 – 13:30h, incl. network lunch
    Short sea industry experts present their vision on short sea operations in the future. What innovations are needed to optimize the efficiency of short sea operations? And how will digitalization help the industry in this process?
  • Masterclass ‘Reducing the carbon footprint of ferries and cruise ships’
    Friday November 8, 10:00 – 13:30h, incl. network lunch
    Experts from both cruise and ferry markets share their perspective on the importance of sustainability for the growth of their industry. Why does the carbon footprint matter to ship owners? And what solutions in terms of propulsion, energy management and route optimization can reduce this?


The participation fee per master class is € 125,- excl. VAT. If you register for all four master classes, a special “all-in price” of € 375,- excl. VAT applies. Full-time students can participate at a reduced rate of € 25,- excl. VAT per master class. This is incl. drinks and lunch or networking drinks.


You can register yourself via the registration module of Europort. The Europort Masterclasses are jointly organized by Rotterdam Ahoy and Netherlands Maritime Technology.